3 04, 2015

Featuring Wiesia :: A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |April 3rd, 2015|Featured Quilter|3 Comments

Hi all! Today’s featured quilter is Wiesia – a quilter from Poland! I love that the Blogger’s Quilt Festival crosses the oceans and international boundaries. Wiesia is relatively new to quilting, and has some beautiful quilts to share with us, also be sure to check out her blog Quilt & Smile. I hope you enjoy getting […]

2 04, 2015

Quiltcast #71 :: Sewing for Babys

By |April 2nd, 2015|podcast, Quiltcast|1 Comment

Most everyone knows an expecting mom, and sewing for a new baby or mom is always fun! Check our group of tutorials before you sew a gift for the next baby shower.

Amy’s new fabric and patterns can be seen here, and April’s new fabric can be seen here!


Latch cover

Cart covers

Single layer flannel swaddling blankets

Changing mat with […]

30 03, 2015

Chic Neutrals

By |March 30th, 2015|My Fabric|22 Comments

I’m so excited to share Chic Neutrals with you finally! I’ve been working on this fabric line on the computer for months, but to finally have it in fabric is amazing! Chic Neutrals will be in quilt shops a little later this summer.

I selected my favorite greys, and added in some yellow and purple to enrich […]

27 03, 2015

Featuring Cheryl :: A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |March 27th, 2015|Featured Quilter|2 Comments

Cheryl is sharing her quilts with us today! I hope you enjoy getting to know Cheryl and her quilts more. Cheryl blogs at Meadow Mist Designs, be sure to stop over and say hi there too!


1.  When did you begin quilting?

I began quilting about 4 years ago when my daughter was moving from a crib […]

25 03, 2015

Quiltcast #70 :: Quilty Housekeeping

By |March 25th, 2015|podcast, Quiltcast|5 Comments

Battings and labels are both needed in our quilts even if they aren’t the main attraction, but there’s so many options for both! Listen in for our favorite battings and ways to label a quilt.

Check at your local quilt shop, or long armer to purchase batting.

Cotton, polyester battings are most commonly found.

Warm & Natural is 90% […]

20 03, 2015

Featuring Karen :: A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |March 20th, 2015|Featured Quilter|3 Comments

Hi friends! I want to direct you to the Blogger’s Quilt Festival page set up here. I’ve updated the dates and added a new logo to the page – I’m looking forward to seeing all the quilts again in a couple of months!

Today’s featured quilter is Karen, if you haven’t met Karen yet I hope […]

19 03, 2015

Quiltcast #69 :: What’s Your Favorite Color?

By |March 19th, 2015|podcast, Quiltcast|0 Comments

Making a gift for someone can be very rewarding and fun, but the color palette is often a challenge! Here’s our tips for finding the right colors for the gifts you are sewing.

What’s your favorite color?

Check out current decor in their home, and use it as a jumping off point.

What color do you not like?

Check […]

13 03, 2015

Featuring Sherri :: A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |March 13th, 2015|Featured Quilter|1 Comment

Hi there! Today’s featured quilter is Sherri! Sherri blogs at RebeccaMaeDesigns, and she has some bright and beautiful quilts to share! I hope you enjoy getting to know Sherri better —

1. When did you begin quilting?
My mom had an old singer sewing machine when I was growing up and I loved sewing on it, but I didn’t […]

10 03, 2015

A Modern Twist :: Review & Giveaway!

By |March 10th, 2015|give away, review|127 Comments

A Modern Twist: Create Quilts with a Colorful Spin by Natalie Barnes, is a great new book that came out last month. Natalie spent many years as an interior designer in LA and has now focused all her design mojo on quilt patterns and quilting!

I’ve known Natalie for a few years now, going to Market, […]

6 03, 2015

Featuring Kim :: A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |March 6th, 2015|Featured Quilter|1 Comment

Kim is a friend that I’ve yet to meet in real life, but always love it when we have a chance to catch up! Kim blogs at Persimon Dreams, and constantly quilting up something new – If you haven’t seen Project QUILTING, be sure to read to the bottom. I hope you enjoy getting to […]

4 03, 2015

Quiltcast #68 :: Selecting Patterns for Your Precuts

By |March 4th, 2015|podcast, Quiltcast|3 Comments

Use those precuts that (somehow) collect on your fabric shelves! Learn what to look for when selecting patterns for your precuts, and get started on your next quilt!

Find a pattern that uses a background so you can add a solid precut, or yardage for additional contrast, and a bigger quilt.

To highlight your fabrics, don’t cut […]

2 03, 2015

Pillow Collective :: Think Big Edition WINNERS

By |March 2nd, 2015|Pillow Collective, Think Big|12 Comments

Happy Monday! I hope you had a great weekend – it’s been a quiet weekend with my family for me. We have a new puppy, Gus has been with us for about three weeks and a ton of fun! He’s a good puppy, and is fitting in well with the family, but keeps us on […]